Wisconsin Survey of
500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 12, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports
*Please note that we split the survey to rotate the order of the candidates, so while half will hear the Republican first, the other half hears the Democrat mentioned first.
1* In thinking about the 2012 election for U.S. Senate, suppose you had a choice between Republican Tommy Thompson and Democrat Tammy Baldwin. If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Tommy Thompson or Democrat Tammy Baldwin?
2* Suppose the Republicans nominate Mark Neumann. If the 2012 election for U.S. Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican Mark Neumann or Democrat Tammy Baldwin?
3* Suppose the Republicans nominate Jeff Fitzgerald. If the 2012 election for U.S. Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican Jeff Fitzgerald or Democrat Tammy Baldwin?
4* Suppose the Republicans nominate Eric Hovde. If the 2012 election for U.S. Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican Eric Hovde or Democrat Tammy Baldwin?
5* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the news. For each, please let me know if you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression.
6* Generally speaking, How would you rate your own personal finances these days? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?
7* Are your personal finances getting better these days, or worse?
8* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of public employee unions?
9* When looking at a choice between Obama and Romney, is it a choice you are excited about or will you simply be voting for the lesser of two evils?
10* Looking back, was the government bailout of General Motors and Chrysler a success or a failure?
11* When it comes to the government bailout of GM and Chrysler, did the government make money, lose money or break even?
12* Official estimates indicate that the government will lose tens of billions of dollars on the auto bailouts. Knowing that the government lost money on the auto bailouts, would you say that the bailouts were a success or a failure?
13* How would you rate the job Scott Walker has been doing as governor…do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence